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  • Topcon Takes Digital Construction 4.0 Theme to Global Audience at Bauma
    Topcon Takes Digital Construction 4.0 Theme to Global Audience at Bauma

    Posted: 4/13/2016
    Solutions Drive Construction Automation Growth

    Bauma 2016, the world's largest construction event and trade fair, is underway this week. The trade fair with more than half a million visitors anticipated this year from all around the world, and approximately 3,500 exhibitors occupying nearly 600,000 square meters, has taken place every three years since 1967. Topcon, Sokkia, Wachendorff Elektroniks, and RDS Technology are displaying existing and new products and solutions to Bauma visitors.
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  • New Reference Stations Added to Network Service
    New Reference Stations Added to Network Service

    Posted: 4/7/2016
    Topcon Positioning Group announces expanded reference stations in its GNSS network service in North America. CN railway has installed more than 40 Topcon reference stations along its rail lines from the Canada and Minnesota border to New Orleans. The stations are the newest additons to the TopNETlive network.

    TopNETlive is designed to deliver high-accuracy GNSS correction data to rovers for surveying, construction, mapping and agricultural applications.

    "CN is primarily using the TopNETlive network to support its survey and engineering operations," said Charles Rihner, vice president of the Topcon GeoPositioning Group. "The network presents additional opportunities for application expansion in the future."

    The TopNETlive stations were installed in Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota - with plans for more along the CN lines in Iowa in the upcoming summer.

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